Accession Number:

ADA618459

Title:

An Improved Medium for Growing Staphylococcus aureus Biofilm

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX ARMY DENTAL AND TRAUMA RESEARCH DETACHMENT

Report Date:

2012-04-19

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A medium Brain Heart Infusion plus 10 human plasma was developed, tested, and validated for growing Staphylococcus aureus biofilm in vitro. With this medium, S. aureus forms reproducible and robust biofilms in flow chambers under controlled shear flow and with increased viability recovery in static well plates.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE